The answer to "What's for dinner?," is often, "Chicken!" Pass over plain-Jane chicken recipes in favor of one of these tasty chicken dinner ideas. Some are basic: Baked chicken breast; some are spicy: Chicken enchiladas; and all are delicious.
The End of Boring Chicken: Easy Chicken Tetrazzini
Your family will love this easy slow cooker dinner! Just mix chicken, mushrooms, alfredo sauce and parmesan cheese for a rich and creamy weeknight meal.
Use Leftover Chicken: BBQ Chicken Quesadillas!
Opt for easy when it comes to dinner tonight -- this fast chicken recipe works great with leftover chicken and will please all the picky eaters at the dinner table.-These quick barbecue chicken and cheddar quesadillas make an easy weeknight dinner and are a terrific way to use leftover chicken. To start, preheat the oven to 300 degrees then in a medium saucepan add 2 cups of the shredded cooked chicken (we're using thighs here), 1/2cup of bottled barbecue sauce , and 1 drained 4-ounce can of diced green chillies. Cook and stir it just until the chicken is heated through. Now coat four 8-inch flour tortillas on 1 side with nonstick cooking spray. Flip them sprayed side down on wax paper. Sprinkle each tortilla with 1 quarter cup of shredded extra sharp cheddar or Mexican blend cheese, keeping it only on one half of the tortilla. Divide the chicken mixture
Slow Cooker Chicken with Greek Yogurt
Wonderfully seasoned chicken breast is cut-with-a-fork tender when you make it in the slow cooker. See our recipe in action, including a homemade Greek yogurt sauce.rub for the chicken. In a small bowl, stir together half the minced garlic , one teaspoon of dried oregano, one teaspoon of shredded lemon peel, a quarter teaspoon of salt and a quarter teaspoon of pepper, rub this mixture over both sides of the chicken. Place the chicken in a slow cooker and pour the chicken broth down the sides of the cooker. You want to avoid washing away the seasonings, that's where all the flavor is. Cook on a high heat for two hours or low heat for four hours. Time to get started on the yogurt sauce. First, we'll shred about two tablespoons of the cucumber. In a medium bowl , combine the shredded cucumber, six ounces of plain fat-free Greek yogurt, one tablespoon of chopped mint and the remaining garlic. Season to taste with salt, cover the yogurt sauce and chill. Next, we'll make the cucumber salad. Slice or chopped the remaining cucumber. In a bowl, we'll mix the cucumber with two tablespoons olive oil and one tablespoon of lemon juice. Season to taste with salt and toss to combine. Cover the cucumber salad and chill. Remove
Chicken and Noodles Recipe (Without the Soup!)
You may have one standard way to enjoy chicken and noodles, but this casserole could easily become your new go-to.cooked according to the package directions and a half cup of shredded Parmesan cheese . Cook and stir the mixture until it bubbles. Then, cover the saucepan and keep it warm. Now, in a small bowl, combine a quarter cup fresh or dried bread crumbs with a quarter cup shredded Parmesan cheese and two tablespoons of melted butter. Divide the chicken mixture among four individual casserole dishes. Top each one with some of the bread crumb mixture. Bake the casseroles until the tops turn golden brown. That will take about five minutes. If you like, sprinkle each casserole with some snipped fresh thyme and serve the casseroles with a green salad. Garlic Parmesan Chicken and Noddles just might become a family dinner favorite.
Not-Your-Average Chicken Soup: Buffalo Chicken Soup Recipe
This chicken soup packs a punch! Picture the spiciness of hot pepper sauce in every creamy spoonful -- yep, we knew this recipe would intrigue you.reduced sodium chicken broth, 1-1/2 cups of milk, and 1 teaspoon of hot pepper sauce . Stir well and bring the soup to a simmer. Mix together 1-1/2 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese with a cup of crumbled blue cheese , a half a cup of shredded parmesan cheese, and a third of a cup of all-purpose flour. Gradually add about one-third oftop each bowl with some of the remaining shredded chicken, more crumbled blue cheese and finish with hot pepper sauce . For a helpful crunch, serve cut celery sticks alongside the soup. Buffalo chicken soup , sure to become a family favorite.
Top Chicken Casserole Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens
When it comes to chicken casseroles, this one's tops. Wild rice makes the recipe hearty, a surprising ingredient makes it sophisticated.casserole takes the classic casserole up a notch with a touch of white wine . To start, you'll need a 6-ounce package of your favorite long grain and wild rice mix. Make the rice mix according tothey're tender. Next, add a 10-1/2 ounce can of condensed cream of chicken soup or chicken with white and wild rice soup, half a cup of sour cream for some richness, and a third cup of dry white wine . You can substitute chicken broth here if you'd like. Stir it all together. Now, stir in 2 tablespoons of snipped fresh basil
Classic Chicken Noodle Soup: Comfort Food Done Right
This chicken noodle soup is just like Mom's -- with a bright fresh basil finish. When you've got a cold or are craving a classic comfort food, look to this chicken dinner to come through.This classic chicken noodle soup recipe relies on basic ingredients to recreate everyone's favorite comfort food . It's chicken soup just like mom used to make. It all comes together in 1 3-quarts sauce pan. To 4-1/2 cups of chicken broth, add 1 cup of chopped onion, 1 cup of sliced carrots, 1 cup of sliced celery, a teaspoon crushed dried basil, a teaspoon of crushed dried oregano, 1 quarter teaspoon of ground black pepper and 1 bay leaf. Bring the broth to a boil then reduce the heat. Cover the pot and
How to Bake a Chicken
Our kitchen expert helps you roast a chicken to perfection -- a technique every cook should master. A bed of vegetables adds flavor to your roast chicken without adding sodium, plus the vegetables ensure that you don’t need a roasting rack to make this popular recipe.elevate the bird off of the bottom of the pan, so the air circulates and it doesn??t steam in its own juices. Of course a roasting rack works fine too, but if you don??t have one
How to Bake Chicken Breast
Transform weeknight chicken breast into a meal everyone will love. We’ll show you how to bake chicken breast for a flavorful main dish in a flash.-Everyone has chicken breast on hand. They are week night go to. We're gonna show you how to bake chicken breast so your freezer is no longer full of these bought on sale staples. Start by flavoring the chicken. Today we are using a mixture of paprika and other spices. You can use whatever flavor your family likes. Bland chicken be gone. Brush your chicken with oil, sprinkle with spices and rub the spices into the chicken using your fingers. Note our handy safety flash on raw food . Place your flavored filled chicken on a foil line shallow baking pan . We'll bake it in a 400 degree oven for 18 to 20 minutes. This is the secret to baking chicken breast . Cook them at a high temperature for a short time, you don't want them to turn into shoe leather. Dinner's done with an instant read thermometer reads 170 degrees and that's the secret to great baked chicken breast , the week night dinner delight.
How to Cook Ale-Braised Chicken
Learn how to cook a delicious chicken recipe! Our chicken is braised with beer, adding wonderful flavor and making the chicken tender and juicy. We’ll show you how to cook this easy skillet chicken dinner in no time.minutes after they've been coated. Now, in an extra large over ready skillet , heat vegetable oil over medium high heat. Add the chicken to the hot oil and cook until well brown on both sides. I want the skin to be nice and crispy. Remove the chicken from the skillet, then drain the fat but reserve about a tablespoon. Return the skillet to the heat, add those sliced onions , chopped celery and a few small shrimp cuts. Cook about 5 minutes or until tender. Add a couple of tablespoons of flower.